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An Introduction to Koranic and Classical Arabic: An Elementary Grammar of the Language

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An Introduction to Koranic and Classical Arabic is an elementary-level grammar of standard classical Arabic, the literary norm of the Arabic language that has not changed appreciably in fourteen hundred years. An indispensable tool for all who are interested in Islamic religion, science, and literature, the language presented in this book will enable the learner to study firsthand the primary sources of Islamic civilization and the classics of the Islamic Near East.<P>The grammar is presented clearly and in a logical progression amply illustrated by examples, most of which, along with the readings, have been taken directly from the text of the Koran and the body of hadith (the reports of Muhammad's sayings) and supplemented with extracts from other classical sources.<P>In the 40 lessons all essential features of grammar are covered, and the student will acquire an active base vocabulary of over 450 common words and productive roots, from which many times that number of individual lexical items can be regularly and predictably formed. Passive exposure is given to more than 400 additional items of vocabulary.

Book News Annotation:

All essential features of standard classical Arabic grammar are covered in 40 elementary-level lessons. Lesson examples and readings are taken from the Koran and other classical texts. Published by IranBooks, 8014 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Cultural Studies. Reference. W. M. Thackston's AN INTRODUCTION TO KORANIC AND CLASSICAL ARABIC is an elementary-level grammar of standard classical Arabic, the literary norm of the Arabic language that has not changed appreciably in fourteen hundred years. An indispensable tool for all who are interested in Islamic religion, science, and literature, the language presented in this book will enable the learner to study firsthand the primary sources of Islamic civilization and the classics of the Islamic Near East. W. M. Thackston is Professor of the Practice in Persian and Other Near Eastern Languages at Harvard University, where he has taught Persian and Arabic for over twenty years. Author of numerous books and articles on the languages and literatures of the Near East, his works include a new English translation of the Baburnama, A Century of Princes: Sources on Timurid History and Art, and Tales from Luristan: Tales, Fables and Folk Poetry from the Lur of Bala-Gariva.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780936347400
Author:
Thackston, Wheeler M.
Author:
Thackston, W. M.
Publisher:
IBEX Publishers
Location:
Bethesda, Md. :
Subject:
Grammar
Subject:
English
Subject:
Arabic
Subject:
Koran
Subject:
Arabic language
Subject:
Arabic language -- Grammar.
Subject:
Arabic language - English
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Arabic
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series Volume:
vol. 251
Publication Date:
19940101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
9.08x6.10x.93 in. 1.10 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Cultural Studies. Reference. W. M. Thackston's AN INTRODUCTION TO KORANIC AND CLASSICAL ARABIC is an elementary-level grammar of standard classical Arabic, the literary norm of the Arabic language that has not changed appreciably in fourteen hundred years. An indispensable tool for all who are interested in Islamic religion, science, and literature, the language presented in this book will enable the learner to study firsthand the primary sources of Islamic civilization and the classics of the Islamic Near East. W. M. Thackston is Professor of the Practice in Persian and Other Near Eastern Languages at Harvard University, where he has taught Persian and Arabic for over twenty years. Author of numerous books and articles on the languages and literatures of the Near East, his works include a new English translation of the Baburnama, A Century of Princes: Sources on Timurid History and Art, and Tales from Luristan: Tales, Fables and Folk Poetry from the Lur of Bala-Gariva.
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